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, hi. for the past 10 plus years i've been at google where i'm currently a principal at where i manage our civic organization projects. i have a computer science degree from stanford and i have a business degree as well. i've worked on a variety of large scale project management at google including our company-wide financial audits that we did and the $5 billion bid to buy spectrum. i launched a project to build [speaker not understood] at home in one american city. and most recently i was a judge on the bloomberg mayor's challenge. i have deep ties with the community technology here in san francisco. i joined google in 2002 which makes me a bit of a dinosaur at google, but i have a lot of colleague now who are in the tech community and ex-classmates who are now at twitter and yelp and [speaker not understood]. and i'm here applying today mostly because i love san francisco. i've lived here most of my adult life. i reese presidently became a homeowner and i intend to raise my family here and i feel this is a way to give back to my community. i did a survey of my life
'm watching google take over. buses that transport people back and forth and i look at that and say much like what happened to the castro area, the older people who lived there got pushed out by gays. what happens' happening now is we're having a similar pushing out to the out skirts, people who are no longer young, who are no longer perhaps working, who are no longer breeding among other things, but who do need the kinds of services that i think this task force is, you know, brought together to speak to and address. ~ and as i said, i can bring new blood to this. i have not worked deeply in the political zone and i feel as though i both missed something and avoided something. so, for my part at this time in my life, i'd like to take some of my time and put it toward that. i'm not about to retire, but i do want to change a little bit of the proportion of what i'm doing in terms of my work and my commitments. and from having been through you name it to women's rights, thea rights, the other rights, when i went back to school, to law school, i looked at it and i said, what is this elder law abo
do a google audit as my first project at google that i worked on for maybe the first two years. for two years all i was doing was helping -- it wasn't just doing an audith iththv. it was also making sure we could pass an audit. i was the project manager on our billing system. it ended up i worked closely with ernst & young who were the auditors to try it to get our financial system in a state where we could pass that audit. ~ so, i was very hand in hand on that project. >> thank you. next person is susanne berg. >>> good afternoon. so, i lived in san francisco since 2001 and i'm a bay area native and i'm very proud to be a san franciscan. i'm an attorney and spent five years as a sole practitioner in san francisco representing local hoas and companies. most recently i've been working for a local san francisco hedge fund located in the divisadero corridor with a staff of three. we invest in date nationwide. and i've had a lot of experience. i've been the director of operations and in-house council so i've had a lot of experience working with our servicers [speaker not understood
google, facebook, and twitter, we can certainly turn our attention to innovating around safety. so we agree that legislative efforts are important, and we are pursuing that. but today is all about innovation and please come to the town hall at noon right behind us here and we are going to have a panel discussion about innovation that exists today and where we can go in future. we are just getting started. this effort will be a marathon, not a sprint and we are very, very committed. the effort is called the sandy hook promise innovation initiative. and in tech we love buzz words. so we have three initiatives underneath the sandy hook promise initiative. number one, we have the tech committee to reduce gun violence. the second one is the sandy hook promise investment effort. jim pitco who is going to speak next is going to talk about the tech committee to reduce gun violence and review the sandy hook promise investment effort. but in short, we have gathered 30 of the top angels and vcs in america and their names are in the press kit. who are prioritizing innovation to reduce gun violenc
. >>> absolutely. we are colleagues at we both work on the same team. i don't report to her nor does she report to me. we're peers. she's really been -- i'm relatively new to google. i've been there six months. she's been a supportive mentor to me, the mission and goals of what google is trying to do generally, build confidence in our team. i have had chance to observe her, her thinking, aspirations, supportive of being part of the san francisco civic community. i've been impressed with that. like i said, this committee would be well served to have her part of it. >> do you live in san francisco? >>> i do. >> actively involved in the community? >>> i'm a relatively new transplant. [speaker not understood]. >> you'll be back. >>> yeah. [laughter] >> okay, all right. so, you have known minnie for six months, which is probably six more months than we have known her. i have actually known her. thank you for taking your time to voice your support for her. >>> absolutely. >> thank you. >> thank you. any other public comments? seeing none, public comments is closed. and by the way, there ar
. this includes reciting piems instead of poems. google pi and see how many digits there are. we want to encourage everyone to engage in that activity. it's a lot of fun with math. again, have a great march. spring break is almost upon us. >> item c. we have [inaudible] university women's [inaudible] summer program on the occasion of women's history month. may i hear a motion please? thank you. commissioner [inaudible] is the sponsor of this accommodation. would you read it for us please? >> i'd be happy to start us off with my sponsors and i'll start and they will continue. thank you. whereas the mission of the american association of university women founded in 1881 is to promote equity for all women and girls. and the seven star award winning san francisco branch is committed to supporting our diverse community by increasing opportunities for women and girls, initiating collaborations and mentor ships and providing leadership for community impact. >> whereas the landmark 2010 aau study why so few, the women in science engineering in mathematics shows statistics women in
looked at google earth and came up with a bunch of things that had nothing to do with working with this building. that took another couple months. by the time i finally got the permit in october. it's downpours and as we show we have a series of earthquakes and finally got done about 6 months later. looks great, needed to be done and i looked at my tax bill a couple months ago and i wasn't supposed to have my taxes raise today do this. it went up a lot. >> thank you. i will be asking about dbi and make sure we are being coordinated on this. next speaker. >> mr. chairman, representative of the committee, i'm with the association of realtors. we support the ordinance and in particular we have been very pleased with the progress we have been making with the city staff and sponsors and authors of this legislation for one amendment that we have requested and that is to require disclosure at the time of sale. we have crafted the amendments submitted them to mr. leaney and he's committed to work with us and craft that legislation and insert it in the appropriate time as soon as possi
the commission held a hearing on girls and technology. we heard from google and twitter about alarming decreases in young women and girls interested in the sciences. so, i'm looking forward to hearing the stories of our honorees and i just want to invite commissioner golden gate to say a few words. >> once again, it is a privilege to be before the board. i think this is my sixth slot as a commissioner and i always appreciate this day because it represents wonderful women in san francisco and welcome to all the new women on the board. and we will certainly get some more, i'm sure. i'll hand it back to president chiu now. >> thank you. and without further ado, i'd like to recognize my colleagues who will each be making brief presentations for their honorees. we mix up the order to keep it interesting. today what we will do is go in alphabetical order starting at the very top of the alphabet with the letter a, supervisor avalos from district 11. >> thank you, president chiu. today i am honoring an exemplary woman who has done so much to support women in my district, also throughout the city of san
systems. like google earth, yahoo maps. microsoft. those are examples of on line mapping systems that can be used to find businesses or get driving directions or check on traffic conditions. all digital maps. >> gis is used in the city of san francisco to better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various elements of a city including parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of
bring up a google image of the overall scale and kind of city scape from the neighborhood, i think the neighbors are very well and accurately presenting that all buildings are of similar height and sloping roof line which basically actuates knob hill. [speaker not understood] created around it are all on top of the hill and the flat portion not affecting anybody. however, when you move into a stepping roof line and add an extra floor, i think it is going to be very difficult for everybody. i have to admit that mr. [speaker not understood] historic preservation on his building. wonderful story to listen to because it is hard to imagine in today's situation that people had to indeed use something which looks more like a little shed up there to draw their laundry, but that's not what we're discussing today. i believe that the alterations to the building itself, the ones which mr. moore described, do more harm to the residential units of the representers than anybody can really imagine. for three of the units, at least, the laundry room where people have a washer, dryer and potentially
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